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In this conversation with Dr. Kori Flower, she discusses her educational history and work at various clinics, and how these experiences have shaped her understanding of the Latino migration trends. She explains how her interactions with patients and their families help her comprehend their lifestyles and thus help her in terms of providing health…
Joanna Rivera discusses the work that the Latin American Coalition does to support, provide resources, and uphold the rights of the Hispanic immigrant population in Charlotte, North Carolina. From her work at the coalition as the Immigrant Welcome Center Manager she has been exposed to the widespread social issues that the Hispanic community faces…
Susan Clifford discusses her extensive experience with the Latino community through her academic work, professional career, and personal life. Her husband is from Celaya in Guanajuato, Mexico, where scant job opportunities pushed him to seek work in North Carolina. Today, Susan works at the Orange County Health Department as the Immigrant and…
Angela Salamanca is a Colombian woman who has spent over twenty years in the United States. She lives with her two daughters in the Raleigh, NC area. In the course of the interview she discusses topics regarding medicine in Colombia and the United States such as being without insurance and the problems that she faces with the healthcare system. She…
Yareli Tadeo is a 25-year-old woman, originally from Veracruz, Mexico. She has lived in the United States for thirteen years. First, general questions pertaining to motherhood were asked as many young women share her experiences. The bulk of the interview with her consisted of questions inquiring about her experience navigating the healthcare…
Claudia Rojas is the program director for the Center for Latin American Health, or CELAH, at the University of North Carolina. In her position Claudia coordinates the many operations of CELAH. Her team goes to specific clinics to help Spanish-speaking clients navigate the healthcare system. This may include following up to make sure that clients…
Laura Villa Torres was born and raised in Mexico. She studied Sociology as an undergrad and she has always had an interest in Sociology of Health. She worked at Ipas in Mexico on the topic of youth sexual and reproductive rights advocacy, where she had the opportunity to collaborate with diverse public institutions, including the Mexican Ministry…
Kadiatu Hodges shares her perspective on immigrant access to health care in the United States and the political and social barriers that lead to health consequences of Latino immigrants. Having lived in several different nations of the world, including parts of West Africa and Mexico, she has experienced a range of healthcare systems and can…
Philip Ramirez, a first-year medical student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), shares the range of personal and professional experiences that fostered his interests in the health disparities that many Latinos face. As president of UNC’s chapter of the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), Ramirez discusses one of the…
An undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jaslina Paintal completed a summer internship and a spring break internship with Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF). Through the Farmworker Health Program she worked extensively with migrant farmworkers from forty different camps across North Carolina. Due to her work…
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